Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 22, 2016||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8179
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S8179 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S8179 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8179 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing distinctive license plates for recipients of the conspicuous service cross PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive license plates for recipients of the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 404-x authorizing the issuance of distinctive plates for conspicuous service cross recipients. JUSTIFICATION : The award of the Conspicuous Service Cross is based on a prior military decoration award. Conspicuous Service Cross recipients are combat veterans who served their country with valor. Many of these veterans were wounded in battle while defending our country. It is
2015-S8179 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8179 I N S E N A T E August 22, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing distinctive license plates for recipients of the conspicuous service cross THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 404-x to read as follows: S 404-X. DISTINCTIVE PLATES FOR CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS RECIPIENTS. 1. ANY CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS RECIPIENT RESIDING IN THIS STATE OR THE SPOUSE OF ANY SUCH RECIPIENT SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS RECIPIENT". IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS RECIPIENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SUCH A DISTINCTIVE PLATE SHALL NOT BE ISSUED TO THE SPOUSE OF SUCH CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS RECIPIENT. APPLICATION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE. 2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED BY THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS A CONSPICUOUS SERVICE CROSS RECIPIENT. 3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL, ONE-TIME SERVICE CHARGE OF TEN DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE. SUCH ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-OO OF THIS ARTICLE TO THE CREDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHI- CLES DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION, DESIGN, ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE LICENSE PLATES PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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